Charlie Hunnam nicknamed-”Matthew” was born in Newcastle upon Tyne, England on April 10, 1980. His parents, William Hunnam and Jane Hunnam, divorced on a mutual decision when he was two years old and as he turned 12, he moved to the village of Melmerby, Cumbria as his mother remarried.
Hunnam was the second child and has two younger half-brothers, Oliver and Christian, on his mother’s side. Her mother was the owner of her own personal business. He is a regular smoker and has got a tattoo of ‘Sons of Anarchy’ on his back.
Education: He studied at Heaton Manor School in Newcastle earlier and later, moved to Queen Elizabeth Grammar School in Penrith, Cumbria. However, he was expelled from the school and gave his exams from home. For further studies, he attended Cumbria College of Art and Design, University of Cumbria, graduating with a degree in the theory and history of the film along with a side in performing arts.
After his studies, his entire focus was on the entertainment industry. H started his career in 1998 and his successful journey is continued until the present.
Career: His professional journey began in an unexpected way. He was drunk on one Christmas eve and went to buy a gift for his brother in a shoe store where the production manager of ‘Byker Groove’ happened to like him and he was awarded his first ever role as Jason in 3 episodes of the series. The luck struck him on that very Christmas eve! Later, his journey began when he was 18 with a major role as a schoolboy Nathan Maloney in Channel 4 drama ‘Queer as Folk’.
He then got a chance to appear on the large screen in Abandon (2002), Nicholas Nickleby (2002), and Cold Mountain (2003).
His professional journey has been recognized by honors like National Board of Review, Best Acting by an Ensemble, Nicholas Nickleby, 2002; Huading Awards, Huading Award for Best Global Emerging Actor, Pacific Rim, 2013.
He has been in demand especially after his brilliant work in ‘Sons of Anarchy’. ‘Sons of Anarchy’ finally wrapped up in later 2014 and since then he has been getting a lot of work based on his enchanting performance. He was even offered the leading role of Christian Grey in movie Fifty shades of Grey, but due to the Son’s of Anarchy series tight schedule, he had to let this offer go.
He auditioned for the movie Dawson’s Creek where he met Katharine Towne in 1999. They dated for about four weeks and ended up tieing a knot later in Las Vegas. However, things did not go well and they filed the divorce in 2002.
After that, he has been dating Morgana McNelis, a jewelry designer, since 2005. She designed a ring for him in 2012 inscribed with words ‘I love you endlessly’. He has been thinking of balancing his personal and professional life once Morgana starts thinking about starting a family with him. He has no kids and his list of ex-girlfriends include Rashida Jones, Georgina Townsley, Stella Parker, Sophie Dahl and Katharine Towne.
Charlie Hunnam Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $17.5 Million US Dollars
Charlie Hunnam is one of the highest paid actors of the world. The majority contribution is of the world famous series, ‘Sons of Anarchy’. He has also been included in the list of top 10 highest paid actors and top 20 richest actors in the world. His net worth for the current year is $17.5 million.
Charlie Hunnam Assets:
He owns at least 85 pairs of Nike Airmax 90’s. Charlie Hunnam loves motorcycles and regularly rides his own personal Harley Davidson, the similar one that he rode on the sets of Sons. He wished he did not have to ride the same bike as he did on the sets of ‘Sons of Anarchy’ but he had no option as he thinks there is no better bike out there.
Hunnam purchased a restored Mediterranean-style house in the Hollywood Hills for $2.7 million. The four-bedroom home features a living room, a stylish kitchen, and a romantic outdoor space. Hunnam was seen shopping furniture for his new home along with his girlfriend in Los Angeles.
Hunnam is a cat person as he has grown up with cats and also dogs. He owns a 100 pounds weighing dog named Rusty.
– On February 15, 2017, Charlie wore a blue suit at the Berlinale Lost City Of Z photo call. However, Charlie is least seen in suits. Later on, for the gala, it was a black suit, similarly cut.
– The new trailer for The Lost City Of Z was released. He cut off his girlfriend so as to be into the character, totally, of this movie.
Charlie Hunnam is a miraculously found British talent who deserves more and more chances to perform on the big screen and hike his success to greater heights. We look forward to watching more of his ‘Jax’ Teller kinda brilliant performances and even better ones in future.